Ten sentenced this morning for felonies
Friday, May 10th
Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences today in ten felony cases.
According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, Keith C. Brandenburg, 26, Danville, was convicted of failing to provide change of address notification to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and he was sentenced to a 30 month prison term. Thatcher said Brandenburg is a registered sex offender due to a 2008 conviction for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, and he was convicted of failing to provide change of address notification, in 2010. Deputy Dan Selby investigated the case.
Levi C. O’Rourke, 23, Mount Vernon, was convicted of burglary for breaking into a North Main Street residence, on February 18, to steal a television and laptop computer. O’Rourke was sentenced to 30 months in prison, and he was ordered to pay the victim restitution in the amount of $858.00. Thatcher said O’Rourke has a prior burglary conviction, in 2011. Patrolman Kyle Theibert, MVPD, investigated the case.
Jason D. Wilson, 31, Mount Vernon, was convicted of breaking and entering for breaking into a church on December 2, 2012, and stealing church property. Wilson was sentenced to 11 months in prison, and he was ordered to pay the church restitution in the amount of $279.76. Thatcher said Wilson has a prior burglary conviction, in 2006. Detective James Dechant, MVPD, investigated the case.
Charles H. Beatty Lillie, 18, Uhrichsville, Ohio, was convicted of breaking and entering and vandalism for breaking into a Coshocton Road business, on July 2, 2012. Lillie was sentenced to six months in prison, and he was ordered to pay the business restitution in the amount of $250.00. Thatcher said the vandalism charge was sought because of the damage done to the business during the break in. Detective David Light, KCSO, investigated the case.
In April 2009, Ryan L. Shock, 34, Fredericktown, was convicted of felonious assault and sentenced to a four year prison term. In 2011, the Court granted Shock’s motion for early release from prison. Shock was resentenced today to serve the remainder of his prison term for violating his supervision. Thatcher said in March, Shock’s supervising officer found several marihuana plants growing in his residence.
Mark J. Kirk, 23, Mount Vernon, was convicted of pandering sexual matter involving a minor, and he was sentenced to 17 months in prison. Thatcher said on October 9, 2012, Kirk possessed an image on his laptop computer containing child pornography. Kirk was also classified as a Tier II sex offender, and he will be required to register his address with authorities for 25 years with address verification every 180 days. Kirk has a prior conviction for the same offense in 2009, according to Court records. The case was investigated by Detective Doug Turpen, KCSO, and an investigator with the Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force.
Carl F. Bagent, Jr., 68, Howard, was convicted of pandering obscenity involving a minor, and he was sentenced to 30 days in jail and a three year term of community control supervision. Bagent was also classified as a Tier II sex offender. Thatcher said on June 19, 2012, an ICAC investigator found that Bagent was using a peer to peer file sharing network on his computer share images containing child pornography on the Internet. Detective Tom Bumpus, KCSO, investigated the case.
On January 25, Jodiah L. Berger, 31, Fredericktown, was convicted of trafficking in heroin and sentenced to community control supervision on the condition that she successfully completed an in-patient drug treatment program. Berger was resentenced to a 17 month prison term today for failing to complete the drug treatment program.
Randolph F. McGregor, 29, Mount Vernon, was convicted of aggravated trafficking in drugs for selling Oxycodone pills to a confidential informant, on May 29, 2012. McGregor was sentenced to a 17 month prison term, and his driver’s license was suspended for two years. Lieutenant Jay Sheffer and other Fredericktown Police Department officers investigated the case.
Teaca D. Lowe, 35, Mount Vernon, was convicted of trafficking in heroin and permitting drug abuse for allowing her Fairmont Avenue residence to be used for drug trafficking activity, on October 5, 2012. Lowe was sentenced to 30 days in jail and a three year term of community control supervision. While on supervision, Lowe will be required to submit to mandatory drug and alcohol use monitoring. Thatcher said Lowe will receive an 11 month prison term, if she violates any term of her supervision. Detective Corporal Matt Dailey, MVPD, investigated the case.
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